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Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
city? while power companies are calling in cavalry from out in the hartleyland, millions are told they could lose electricity for up to ten days. >>> the political storm. could sandy tilt the balance for the race to the white house? it's driving thousands to the polls for early voting and causing the campaigns to rejigger their plans for the all-important stretch run. >>> and tsunami warning. magnitude 7.7 earthquake off the west coast, triggers a tsunami warning for hawaii. we'll have the latest. >>> hey, good morning. we're watching this developing story in the hawaii tsunami warning. the threat not completely over. a live report in just a few minutes. >>> we'll start here, of course, with the superstorm, which one meteorologist has called part hurricane and part nor'easter. all trouble. take a look at sandy from space. it's expected to have tropical-force winds that extend out 500 miles from the center. >> states of emergency have been declared up and down the east coast. and it a states so far and the district of columbia. a third of the country is expecting some combination of hig
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
and try to avoid handing out and about, if you can. >> much different from yesterday in ocean city, maryland. let's look at what sandy did out there. >> not a pretty picture. brianne carter was there during the height of the storm over night and is joining us now this morning with an update. >> good morning. when we weren't at the height of the storm last night and you could hear the wind howling. it seems we are still experiencing some very strong wind gusts down here. a lot to contend with in ocean city this morning. we do have light rain falling but it's much colder today and the wind gusting heavily and cutting right through you. there will be a lot to clean up in ocean city over the next couple days. look behind me and you can see one of those benches on the boardwalk. these were bolted down to the boardwalk. the wind and water pushed them down several streets. this is a similar sights all across the boardwalk in ocean city. there's more damage just in this block. look at this fence from the hotel swimming pool, dangling in the wind. they will have to repair that. we have seen
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
it has been you what is show l happening up around new york city. see those spiral bands coming into long island? kind of thing never deal with. the rainfall is about 10-inches. rutherford, new jersey. wind gusting to 52 miles an hour. were up to 75inds hour.an is a once-in-a-lifetime many of us around here. a devastating storm, as we have heard. .ahead days >> i expect you and your will learn a lot from has gone through here. >> coming up and making that turn, and modern meteorology, 50 or 60 years ago we could not have predicted that. it is the equivalent to some of the great hurricanes and disasters. was the worst case scenario for new york city. >> it could have been a lot wo >>> tonight on a special edition of "nightline." landfall. sandy, the biggest atlantic stm in a decade slams into the eastern united states, whipping of winds of nearly 100 miles an hour and 30-foot wave and some 60-some million americanin its path and we're live as the superstorm 1,000 mes wides atla the island of manhattan,n, cut off, under water and in the dark. >>> and warning that the worst is not over.
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Oct 29, 2012 2:30am EDT
before the storm. an eerie silence in times square with mass transit across new york city halted. ahead of the hurricane. not just mass transit, bus, light rail, amtrak on the east coast, airlines, the city is for all intents and purposes shut down. >> nothing, nothing going on. the scope of the storm is just incredible. forecasters expect high altitude wind to whip through every state east of the mississippi. and as people prepare now to go days without power, we'll have the best advice for coping with the storm and also, staying safe in the aftermath. >> weep were discussing that. that's the worst part. losing power. you want to take a shower. you want to eat. you want to get out of the house you can't. >> trapped. the worst part for so many. >> can't charge your iphone. >> what will you do? >> little break from sandy. we'll run down the best nfl action of the week. and see how we are doing with our picks and how you are doing with yours. a brief break from the storm coverage. >> speaking of sports. we know on the west coast you are loving life right now. congratulations to the
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Oct 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
lake michigan. so here is the big ptuture at this moment, 14 states with cities and towns underwater and in places the water is 8 feet deep. and another night of darkness for millions of people, the new york city skyline in shadow. nearly half the island has no power at all. 8 million people in 18 states in the cold and dark tonight. and our extreme weather team is fanned out across the storm zone. abc's alex perez starts us out in little ferry, new jersey, still underwater, rescue is under way right now. alex. >> reporter: well, diane, we've learn president obama will be in new jersey surveying the damage tomorrow. but i want you to take a look around me here. this is what many blocks across little ferry, new jersey, look like tonight completely submerged. you'll see cars that tried to get out but just could not. in this neighborhood alone more than 400 stranded people were rescued today. rescuers made their way through flooded streets today picking up stranded families. >> want to come out? >> reporter: and the boats bringing people to where they could be trucked to safety. whole f
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Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
what's happening up and down the east coast. and new york city and new jersey of the hardest hit. glad you are with us. i am steve chenevey. along with cynne simpson. y.w, hoboken, new jerse the mayor says that up to e remain trapped their homes because of floodwaters. is herenational guard help rescue some of those people. just one of many neighborhoods still suffering .rom sandy residents across the eastern to pick are beginning in the wake of sandy.orm >> i've lived here 39 years and been through several hurricanes going back to gloria. never seen anything like this at all. landfall near ,tlantic city monday night causing a storm surge that jersey shore. new york subway tunnels as well, and the the acordia airport. exports of electrical fires and knocked out power to millions. as you efforts are still under those left stranded. this woman and her mother rode storm trapped in the car. around ands nobody know where to go. -- know where to go. creditors the governor chris ofistie said that residents devastated.e this is a monumental task that we have in front of us. i ask for you
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
atlantic city line. it's been weaving a little bit on new jersey, where the center of that path would be. but that's not that important, other than where the major water will go, with that storm surge. the rest of the affects, the wind and rain, david, will be felt from the mid-atlantic well into new england for at least two days. >> back to that question i asked there a moment ago, so many people wondering why is this being called a superstorm? >> reporter: david, i think the best way to tell people that is show them on a graphic that we put together. it's a 3d graphic that will show you all three elements. it's easier to look at it once you see them. all night long, sandy marches up the east coast, practically parallel. more than 200 miles offshore. it will collide with an arctic front coming in from the west, throwing a new dose of energy into the storm and expanding its already monther size and reach. then, inject the 1 150-mile-per-hour plus winds of the jet stream and forecasters think sandy explodes into a superstorm. and so when you see something like that, then you realize this
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the areas that are under a blizzard warning. the the centeree of sandy coming near oceant now city, new jersey. the track will take it across delaware bay. , the reinss around new york city, even into island, have not been as as they had been up through our area. can see these winds continue from the northwest. that is tending to drive the water out. we have had wind gusts up to 52 in the last hour. iran to atlantic city, the is bottoming. -- around advantage city, the is bottoming and will to our north.ve perhaps another two or 3 inches of rain. the total rainfall around the will be 5-6rea inches. 8:00 to midnight or 1:00 in the morning will be the time were we have to watch for more damage, more power outages. even though sandy is in short, not out of the woods by a long shot. >> the beaches are seeing the far.damage so part of the pier in oakland -- was wiped out today. a boardwalk and some streets already flooded. brad has been out there all day. blowing likeis crazy right now. more than we have seen during of the storm. i do not know if this is going to work or not. a little w
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Oct 31, 2012 2:35am EDT
in new york city, this is "extra. >> hey, everybody, i'm maria enounos. t was a scary nightn new ork city, mario, between the looding and the winds. was right by a hotel door that completely shattered from he impact. wow, , the shots that were it's really nbelievable. what's it like to get around there? >> it's virtually impossible. have an army of photogs including alec and hilaria who shot from their apartment. some let's get to breaking news. transformed pple water world, histstoric far as the eye can see. and in the ound sky. than 30 dead, boats tossed a megatrail of destruction. >> forecast to be a superstorm and boy was it ever. >> a historic storm in every measure. subways swamped ground zero inundated. repoers up and down the east oast braving thelements. aught in sandy's fury. worst wind that had. >> weather channel meteorologist jim cantore with maria today. feel like it was bad thought it would be? >> maybe a little worse, actually. there's water four feet high in the streets and cars floating round. it was a movie set everywhere ou turned. > rosie o'donnell snapping h
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
convoy, mayor great toward the city. they were removing the tree there. >> we just looked outside and we saw the car. >> the mayor returned to the bloomingdale neighborhood known for flooding in the greeted residents to said despite the rain and wind they were for the most part, spirit. >> when we look at what is going on in new york and new jersey, we survived. >> the mayor spent more than half an hour on a conference call with president obama, 10 governors, and other mayors. >> he indicated he is prepared to make sure they cut through all the red tape so that federal assistance if needed will be made immediately available. if people have any difficulty getting through the federal apparatus to call them directly ourselves. >> the city is getting back to normal in the schools and the government will make it back on tomorrow. they are restoring power but for one family that will not solve their problems. >> this is the hole where the tree came from. this is what is left from the tree and that is their home there. power was restored in this neighborhood just about an hour ago. the m
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
showers in the northeast. some severe storms around minneapolis, des moines, omaha, and kansas city. a wintry mix from rapid city to salt lake city. some snow in the cascades. and some showers from seattle to portland. >> 50s in the pacific northwest. mostly 40s in the northern rockies. 70s in the midwest. 80s around dallas, miami and new orleans. and way above normal in the mid-atlantic. >>> and coming up after the break, the first reviews are in. what people who had gotten their hands on the ipad mini are now saying. >>> and bad guys hit the bookstore. barnes & nobel customers have been hit by a big credit card security breach. >>> and later, a day of surfing turns deadly as a shark goes on the attack at a popular beach. >>> welcome back, everybody. this may come as a surprise to some folks. the u.s. is about to become the world's biggest oil producer, ahead of even saudi arabia. crude production is up for the fourth-straight year. and oil imports may fall by half by the end of the decade. one analyst says north america could become, quote, the new middle east. >>> and if you made a
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
oklahoma city. even kansas city and parts of far western illinois, western wisconsin. this whole region is in a slight risk for isolated tornadoes, that hail, and damaging winds. we'll be watching for that later this afternoon and evening. you want to catch your latest on the abc station near you. until then, i'll have more on the weather and the deep freeze coming up. back to dan. >> ron asked an important question, have you ever played ping-pong with the ball the size of hail? >> think about it. >> nothing to say here. >> by the way, dan, the pronunciation for dog in new york is dog. we're here in new york. >>> good morning, everyone. we begin with the arrests that have been made in connection with the shooting of the courageous pakistani girl that stood up to the taliban. four people have been arrested for the attack on malala yusefzai. she is in stable condition after being shot in the head and neck. >>> and two dozen people on a party boat in san francisco bay had a scare when the boat started sinking. the coast guard rescued 22 people on that craft after it struck a rock of
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
back of their paycheck to the city. sam ford has more on what to get back.t but i do not understand what is on in this place. >> i do not understand what is going on in this place. >> the council took up several e revenuegetting mor workers, since d.c. prohibited from taxing residents. new-ill would provide all to give back 4% of their salary. >> those dollars within our city. if you go to ask the workers, it "if you live in d.c.?" >> i live in maryland. i have been in maryland all of my life. of the city's 31,000 58% do not live in the city. one worker moved to maryland h his new wife. i was born in d.c. >> he was not at the hearing and those that were read council the riot act. >> we, of course, want to hear the public. do not affect our ability to people and retain them. >> in northwest washington, sam ford, abc 7 news. as it could as good be. and feeling more like summer around here. afteras more, coming up the break. and another showdown this weekend. one for the record book. [ mamale announcer ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work hard, raise fa
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Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
13 deaths in the united states. >> sandy flooded tunnels in new york city, along with subway stations, the electrical system, the power to wall street. power out for more than five million customers across the east. it's unlikely that the full extent of the storm's damage will be known until date. let's update on you what's happening here in the d.c. region. >> so pepco reporting 32,000 customers in the dark this morning. dominion virginia power has more than 122,000 without electric today. and b.g.e. reporting more than 215,000 outages. novec has nearly 23,000 customers without power this morning. also, you should note that schools and government offices all across the region closed today again today. >> and you're going to find another way to get to work if you have to go. if you use mass transit, no metrorail or bus service this morning. marc or v.r.e. trains not running. amtrak has cancelled all northeast corridor trains. all flights at the d.c. area's three major airports are cancelled today. we're going to go to ocean city maryland, where the boardwalk, as we mentioned, received
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
hear from you. we are live from falls church. >> the city is installing 10 blocks of pipe lines on l street. it will mean fewer parking spaces downtown in the district. >> this is why this is so controversial. it is not the kind of bike lane we have all over the city. the kind like to see you're on 15th street. clearly defined biplanes with those markers. -- bike lanes with those markers. those who bike to work say it is quick and cost-effective, but at times, risky. >> it makes the bikers feel safer on the road. >> they applaud the city's plan to install more lanes. >> it is almost like you are risking your life. cars do not respect bikers. >> you have a war on your hands. >> new signs will remind motorists they have to make room for turning bikes. >> until we get the cyclist to obey the laws, you will have continued difficulty as they fight for the road. >> another aspect of the plan, to make room for the bike lanes, the city will get rid of 150 parking spaces on l street. >> they need the parking spaces too. it is going to be very difficult. >> that is good news for the restaurant
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
mouths. some members of d.c. city mindil would not of sugaryg the size drinks sold in d.c. >> similar to a restriction that passed in new york city. john gonzalez is live in northwest with more details. >> good morning. , 64 is a supervision gulp of soft drinks, 750 super big gulp. a couple council members have clear they want these large drinks to be banned in the district. council members michael brown debtincent orange a greek they would agree on a ban of any drinks larger than about 16 ounces. the drink i'm holding a 64 ounces. york city there's a restriction already. the board of health as a ban on d drinks and restaurants and movie theaters. grocery and convenience stores are exempt. soft-drink companies will have a say, it added to file an injunction if it goes into effect in march. but want to file an injunction fact. march, in council member mary cheh has vocal, saying that it is a question of nutrition and .ealth it's important to mention there any movement to introduce legislation in district. it appears at least three on board ifers are introduced.is reporting live in chin
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
pulled. you know, back in july, the city council here in l.a. voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. we have 1,000 of them. they were supposed to close, until tens of thousands of signatures were collect and the stores are going to remain open. it turns out, circulating a petition is the only thing pot smokers aren't too lazy to do. and they did it. and the city council responded, and they voted 11-2 to overturn the ban. this is really -- it's great news for the thousands of people who suffer from fake back pain, fake neck pain, fake sleep disorders. also great news for the makers of chex party mix. meanwhile, in colorado, veterinarians there are saying they've seen an increase in the number of docks being brought in for treatment because they're high. the number of dogs being treated for pot consumption has quadrupled since medical marijuana was legalized in colorado 12 years ago. they say there's been a huge increase in the number of dogs streaming the movie "harold and kumar" on netflix. this is how you can tell if your dog is stoned. do they lounge around all day? w
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Oct 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
as the world series now shifts to the motor city. >>> good friday morning, everyone. we begin with the storm watch and a growing death toll from that powerful hurricane. >> at least 21 people have died. most of the victims were in cuba, including a 4-month-old baby, who was crushed when his house collapsed. >> right now, sandy is pounding the bahamas with heavy wind and rain. the east coast of florida is already feeling the effects, as ross palumbo of our miami station shows us. >> reporter: crashing waves, whipping wind and near-whiteout conditions. all of it washing over ft. lauderdale beach. flooding some tourists with fear. >> this is crazy. this is nuts. there's sand in the street right now. >> reporter: with severe surf conditions, not only at sea, but along the sidewalks. and along its edge, rescuers were racing to push people back to shore. >> very, very dangerous. we don't want anybody to get hurt. >> reporter: despite double red flag warnings, just to the forth, near this pier, surfers were slipping into the water. >> the rip current's too strong. it whipped me all the wa
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
memorial at san francisco city hall. former colleagues say stevens will be remembered for his skill as a diplomat and his personal charm. stevens was killed in that attack on the u.s. consulate on september 11th. >>> and rattled nerves in the northeast this morning after a rare earthquake hit southern maine. the 4.0 magnitude quake struck just after 7:00 last night, just 20 miles west of portland. it could be felt throughout new england. people running into the streets, as the ground shook. but there were no reports of major damage or injuries. >>> and it is time, now, for the weather from across this great nation. fargo, minneapolis, and chicago will see showers, perhaps, even thunderstorms. severe weather is a threat for little rock and memphis, with high winds and hail. the northern plains could see wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. and the southwest, hate to tell you. you're going to bake in temperatures well above normal. downtown l.a. will hit 90 or above. phoenix is 93. dallas will be in the upper 80s. mostly 60s in the middle of the country. boston and seattle in the upper
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Oct 30, 2012 4:30am EDT
. 4:35. business owners in ocean city likely will spend the week cleaning up all the damage along the boardwalk. >> brianne carter is there this morning as we survey the damage. >> quite a few changes in ocean city this morning. the rain has stopped, but the wind is still living. we understand delmarva power is reporting some people are in the dark. look behind me and see all the boardwalk lights are out. we do have power here at the hotel, but the power along the boardwalk seems to be out. delmarva power reporting that there are scattered outages of ocean city. there's a lot of damage here as well because of the flooding, but also because of the been andrea -- because of the wind and waves. several fences along the boardwalk are now either bent or broken. several homes and businesses are flooded. we are waiting for crews to be able to get out and start assessing the damage in coastal city. we understand we have several bridges in maryland that are closed. -- assessing the damage in ocean city. we expect to get high tides around 8:19 down at the pierre that is damaged from the storm y
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
land. we want to over -- we want to brandy, covering the in new york city. >> good afternoon. super storms and the lived up to all the warning. at least 18 people have been according to the press.ted 8 million are without power. sandy is leaving behind a path of death, darkness, and flooding as it moves inland. my gosh, there is no wall. it lost hurricane status on it made landfall winds, bute per hour still had enough strength to manhattan with a record storm surged, pushing the n to a staten island street. new york city subways are also wonder several feet of water. >> our resources are ready to clean this up. a crane collapsed and is 0 stories above8 the street. a major hospital was evacuated backup generator sale. more than 50 homes were destroyed when two fires sparked in rockaway. >> there was a boat with us, we in in the boat and got there. firefighters rescued dozens e trapped using that boat. in new jersey family's retract in their flooded homes. >> we're trying to save as many lives as it is possible to save. snow is falling in multiple states. and millions are now without
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Oct 4, 2012 11:35pm EDT
moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 4th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, there may be a secret cash cow parked in your driveway. because that old car may actually be worth thousands of dollars more than you think. when it comes to receiving your own car, some quick, easy, do it yourself tips could help you increase the price, and there's a lot more to it than just hanging up a gas station air freshener in there. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the best strategy for selling your old wheels. >> reporter: meet the gross family. brian, his wife lauren, dog layla and that's their baby, who often gets into the car through the trunk. doesn't take long to figure out why they need to sell their car. >> it's a disaster. >> reporter: so, if your wife wanted to get in here she would have to sit like this, right? she would have to be, like, in the fetal position. the blue book value for the car is $9,000, but a local car dealer offered him four. he thinks it's worth more. so, brian is trying to sell it himself, putting u
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Oct 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
rapids to chicago. much warmer than normal in the nation's midsection. >> kansas city and omaha hover near 80 degrees. 60s in the northwest and east. 80s in new orleans. 85 in sacramento. >>> coming up, the google exec who is saying yahoo! a $60 million incentive to switch companies. >> not a bad career. >>> and a lot of people getting fired up over flaming hot cheetos. >>> and later, a very close call for this guy, who was showing off with a crocodile >>> welcome back, everybody. shoppers are returning to the stores and they're spending. retail sales last month were up 1.1% because consumers simply are more confident. merchants saw gains in almost every major category from eating out to smartphones. it is the third-straight monthly increase in retail sales. >> why did you point to me when you mentioned eating out? >> you like food. >>> well, it is no wonder that major retailers are optimistic about the upcoming holiday shopping season. amazon, the latest to announce it's adding lots of workers to handle holiday sales. 50,000 for its order fulfillment centers across the u.s. it expect
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Oct 20, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
ran out of food drinks. the city's grateful to the out and who came rescued him. and the berries eating a sandwich. that he's grateful to e officers. >> he did not have to answer the g else.r anythin he could just do what he wanted. >> it's a good reminder to have water in your car to last three days. and an emergency kit. you do want to have your safety supplies ready just in case ndy heads this way. we think it is not likely, but you could have some changes this weekend. meantime, it's beautiful outside today. adam caskey, where are you? in maryland? yes. prince george's county, at the eastern end of the orange line at the new carrollton metro station. people walk by with shorts on this morning. i am in the short sleeves this is fine standing outside. no problem. a beautiful morning at the metro station. fairly quiet, but the foot traffic is picking up this morning. let's look at the current temperature. would be in the s time.at thi instead it is 60 degrees. that is a harbinger of what's to n today. later o let's go to a beautiful picture i have from my facebook friend diane,
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Oct 18, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
arrest made in a plot to blow to the federal reserve building in new york city. learn which maryland city and the suspect considered a as well. >> we will have some ribs. >> why would someone patent thousand dollars for this 20- year-old jug of barbecue sauce? we will break through the mystery. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> it probably does not taste very good after all this time. it's thursday, october 18. >>i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. we will get straight to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> the forecast is not that great. it will get worse. let's show you the weather headlines. sunny skies to start, 5 degrees or so warmer than yesterday at this time. the clouds will increase this afternoon and thunderstorms will develop late. a few storms could be strong to severe late tonight. keep that in mind for planning purposes. 55 at reagan national, 52 at dulles, 43 in martinsburg, 52 in fredericksburg. our express forecast, 56 and 9:00 66 at noon, and a few thunderstorms developing by
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Oct 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
of a man from bangladesh accused of trying to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city. >> the suspect discussed baltimore also as a possible target before selling on new york city. now the latest from jay korff. >> the 21-year-old entered the country and to attend university. instead refocused its attention on destruction. in a sophisticated sting operation, undercover agents determined he wanted to attack and kill a high-ranking government official and wanted to blow up the new york stock exchange. but with tight security, he switched to the federal reserve building. he knew it would result in a large number of civilian casualties including women and children but still wanted to proceed. he wanted to shake the whole country to make us one step closer to running the whole world. court records show wednesday want he thought that he was remotely detonating went thousand pounds of explosives in a van parked near the federal reserve. after months of planning, no one was in danger and the explosives were inert. >> it is still a coveted target by terrorists. this reaffirms t
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Oct 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
of state clinton. what she says >> d.c. officials are ready for winter. city council member's concern about a repeat of the snowmageddon storm of 2010 when blizzards shutting down pour days. the city has purchased 45 new plows and they will have 600 pieces of equipment ready to go. and they have a backup assault contractor -- salt contractor. >> let's check tim cook jacqui jeras and find out what we should be preparing for-- let's check in with jacqui jeras. >> i'm looking forward to snow. i know everyone will hate me for that. let's start with the satellite and radar picture. the cold front is offshore. a little cloudy still in western maryland. overall, we will see blue skies today. a really good one to look forward to. a little chilly to start. 54 at reagan national, 50 at dulles. 52 by 9:00. sunny skies and 62 by noon, 66 at 5:00, mostly sunny and comfortable. picture-perfect day to look forward to. can it last forever? probably not. let's check on traffic with angela. >> good morning on this tuesday. still looking pretty good for those getting out in the next few minutes. no acci
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
finding other places like a local drinking establishment. for that returned to crystal city with more on how fans are reacting. >> do not worry, they have it here at crystal city sports club. like i was saying, we have northern virginia as well. there is that feeling that baseball is back in washington and for the first time in a long time we have playoff baseball here in the capital. >> this is the first time since the early 1930's. it was very exciting with the capitals having something to cheer about. >> we are hoping that this is another win. what are you hoping for out of today's game? >> something exciting. it has been a long time since we've had a reason to be excited about baseball. we have a lot of excited fans. without it, i do not know what happened. >> out here, i have to tell you that they have what they call a nattitude shooter. some of these fans coming in on their lunch break they can head down to the park. >> still on the clock? >> we expect you to behave throughout the rest of the show. it is getting better and better outside. warmer than what it was earlier. >> righ
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Sep 30, 2012 11:35pm EDT
for the extra service. they offered but the city refused. >> the nationals will wrap up their regular season and hopefully clinch the division. they need one more win to do that. their home monday tuesday, and wednesday. that is when the phillies come to count. get ready for the playoffs to start next weekend. redskins are home next sunday, when the atlanta falcons will come to fedex feel for it 1:00 game. >> still ahead a warning wide door-to-door salesman may be promising more than they can [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic sesenatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. [ male announcer ] jay lik
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
little extra travel time. seeing slow spots on 95 already, but no major delays. looks good from dale city to 3, 95,the ramp to northbound is there.nt once you get past dale city, not bad, 15 minutes to the beltwa for 24 minutes from southbound on southbound from 695 to the capital beltway. at penn state, former assistant the ball coach jerry will be sentenced in a few hours. >> he is expected to speak at hearing along some of his victims. carter is in a satellite what sandusky is saying from behind bars. >> he has spent the past three months behind bars. he will find out today whether of his spend the rest life in prison. is expected to speak during hearing. we are hearing from him already bars.ehind jerry sandusky is headed back to outt this morning to find will spend thehe rest of his life behind bars. night before his sentencing, matt sandusky issued statement maintaining innocence. >> they can take away my life out as a monster, monster, but they away my heart. my heart i know i did not do alleged disgusting acts. >> he was convicted in june of counts of child sex abuse against 10 boy
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Oct 27, 2012 11:30pm EDT
city. where some of the storm ate taking the landfall. is where the winds are to pick up along with very rain and upwards of three- 6 inches of rain. the time the system goes on of here. we will talk above the latest as well as what to expect, the wind advisory has r the belld fo atlantic. r where we get all the from.mission tracking planes were sent into of them.r kris van cleave had an opportunity to take an aids hour flight. tell us about your experience. it is a fairly large aircraft. they play into the middle of the aircraft. made four passes and two the flying right storm where they data and in real time. they have doppler radar. they are getting very detailed information that cannot be any other way than to through the storm, which is sent the last eight hours doing. we just landed end of the planned three minutes ago. the winds foring the out starting to ramp up. and some was, it has some characteristics -- it was a hurricane at the same time. was a very interesting experience. we knew that the center of this -- it was not nearly as intense. >> we should make in that you 12,
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
, from detroit to the twin cities. and much of the same in the pacific northwest. >> if you are flying, airport delays possible from boston to d.c., detroit, chicago, minneapolis, seattle and portland. did we miss any cities there? >> i don't think so. >>> more news, now, from the centers of disease control. they've issued a new warning about the laundry detergent pods. >> the shiny, colorful packets of concentrated soap are becoming a public health hazard. children are mistaking them for candy, eating them and getting sick. nearly 500 children ingested detergent pods. most of them under 5 years old. >> they do look like candy. >>> a body found in san diego trash bin may be linked to a murder mystery in newport beach. the body may be that of quee chadwick. they are charging the husband, saying he killed his wife over money. >>> and l.a. police investigators say the 40-year-old taped conversation between charles tex watson and his attorney could clear up more than a dozen unsolved homicides. a federal judge in texas has blocked an attempt by l.a. police to use a search warrant to
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
through those problems. home prices nationally are edging upwards, but in a few cities they are at all-time highs alre have large swings in prising -- pricing during booms and busts. there will be the labels on soda pop at some vending machines now. wendy's is the fastest fast-food restaurant. i am paula faris. >> the nationals hope a day off and putting in front of the home crowd gives them the tools they need against st. louis. >> the cardinals teeing off on jordan zimmermann. the nationals down. a solo home run. in the sixth inning, a defensive play. in the outfield. he robs danny espinoza of this one. a spectacular catch. sometimes good defense promised a good offense. carlos beltran crushes the homer. >> they had a great lineup. it's tough. you have beltran and it never stops. i was not able to do it tonight >> . game 3 tomorrow. first period at 1:07. edwin jackson will be on the mount against chris carr printer for the cardinals. -- fristfirst pitch at 1:07. the orioles took a lead. then the game winner in the sixth inning. johnson struck out alex rodriguez to end the game. >> re
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
northern city of aleppo. dozens of people trapped under some of the rubble. we are hearing there's possibly a fourth explosion detonated a few hundred meters away from the initial explosions. witnesses on the ground said that it felt like a series of earthquakes. once again, we are hearing up to 40 people have been killed in the explosions and dozens more injured. back to you. >> thank you. president obama and mitt romney meeting for their first debate before the november election. >> baxter night. it will focus on foreign-policy and several issues. -- that is tonight. brianne carter has a preview. >> both candidates have been preparing for weeks. now they will go face-to-face in their first presidential debate. after months of back-and-forth battles, tonight president and republican hopeful mitt romney will share the same stage in denver for the first presidential debate. >> governor romney and president obama will meet on the stage behind me. >> the latest abc news poll says the race for president is still very close. what happens tonight could have an impact on the two campaigns
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
touted as a landmark green project, no chemically treated city water. they have been shoveling and plowing, but it is only october. and there is no snow. >> it is unbelievable. >> a month after the rebuild reflecting pool was reopened, and two weeks after we read the first to show you the algae invasion the national park service has trained all 4 million gallons. officials blame it on not enough ozone. >> because we did not have derided the beginning the algae established itself -- did not have it right at the beginning the algae established itself. it is a formidable foe. >> they decided to drain, scrub, and refilled. >> it is pretty. >> probably not good they had to do it two times. >> algae was not part of this $34 million project, but most seem to take it in stride. >> one of those things. >> does not bother you? >> no, not it all. >> it will cost an additional $100,000 this money is going to come out of the national park service maintenance budget. >> thank you. >> some nasty looking staff. >> let's talk about the weather. tomorrow, it sounds like it will be a really good day
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
montreal, a champagne celebration of a likes the city has not seen in 80 years. washington nationals fans awaited a lifetime for this moment. >> i was only expecting a winning season, so it's been a pleasant surprise. >> the team lost the game, but in the ninth inning the fans and players found out that second place atlanta had lost in pittsburg, allowing washington to cleanse the national league east division. >> it cannot get any better than that. i know we lost, but we still clenched. >> 96 wins so far. tartabull leave a d.c. team that is never finished with more wins than losses actually has a shot to finish with the best record in all of baseball. -- it is hard to believe. the 19-year-old sensation tweeted after the game, thanking d.c. and all the fans for the support. the team is not done yet. they have all the gear here. i olabanji a minute ago putting in more order. i guess it's going to be a busy day. >> a busy day for you. >> absolutely. >> let's get to jummy olabanji with more about what you might have to pay to get to the playoff games. >> i already have a t-shirt. , let him k
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Oct 24, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. the city council has vowed to rehire the workers. there were let go after state initially determined was a misuse of city property. sparked an outcry that was get the decision reconsidered. and reminder students to books.library could cost you more than cash. for one full orchestra and it trip to homecoming. the book had no stamped return date. upset she calledf the principal. she did not care. she asked me what a great issue is and i said a freshman, she always next year. >> she had a zero balance and declined to participate in extra activities. homecomingg to go to next year. ahead, jacqui jeras is scott pelley: "you made on yourt paid 14% in federal taxes, is that fair to ththe guy higher rate than you did? romney: "yeah, encourage economic growth." us. is that the way to grow america? ethis message. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that ryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryl
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Oct 9, 2012 11:35pm EDT
city, this is "nightline." october 9th, 2012. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. thanks for being with us tonight. well, it was the same, short walk she took to her colorado grade school every morning. but last friday, 10-year-old jessica ridgeway never made it to her fifth grade classroom. the only clue, her school bag found six miles away. as police search door-to-door, in a town under the microscope. her family speaks out for the first time. and abc's clayton sandell has the latest from colorado. >> reporter: this is 10-year-old jessica ridgeway, horsing around a few months ago with a home video camera and the family dog. >> that's the camera. see? >> reporter: tonight, the video has a special urgency. it was released by colorado police because jessica is missing. and today, for the first time, her parents are speaking out. >> it's the worst thing i've ever been through. >> reporter: the fifth grader vanished last friday, while walking the short distance between her home and her elementary school. >> you don't hear anything. and then, you get the pit in your stomach that you don't w
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Oct 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," one-on-one, the candidates debate, october 3rd, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. tonight, a high stakes showdown as president barack obama and mitt romney took the stage in denver to go head to head for the first time. an estimated 60 million americans tuned in to watch this critical moment in an often contentious presidential campaign with the election just 34 days away. crucial swing voters still undecided. with romney trailing in the polls, time running short, tonight could be his turning point. here's how it went down. they came out, shook hands, ready for the main event. but president obama began soft, very soft. a shoutout to the first lady. >> i just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and let you know that a year from now, we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> romney graciously followed suit with an easy quip. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could
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Oct 29, 2012 6:30pm EDT
passenger saw a heroic helicopter pilot coming to save them and new york city watching the waters rise. the busiest city in america, landmark like a ghost town and on this night when 60 million americans are feeling the effects of hurricane sandy, the abc news team is out in force in every corner of the storm. tonight, the moment it crashes on land, our team in the storm zone bringing you what's happening at this hour as "world news" begins. >>> good evening, and welcome to this special one-hour edition of "world news" and as we come on the air, it is happening right now, hurricane sandy crashing on shore. winds now at 90 miles per hour and this storm is so big, so vast, 60 million americans will feel its power. tonight our extreme weather team is all over the storm zone ready to report so let's go straight to abc's meteorologist ginger zee who is right in the bull's-eye as the storm is hitting the shore now in atlantic city, new jersey. ginger? >> we're essentially inside the storm. diane. we're easily getting into some of the worst stuff, 60 to even 74 miles per hour, that threshold
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Oct 27, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in every climate of the city. >> make sure that i am prepared in the basement and are tenants are prepared and ready to put their furniture out on bricks. >> eric was among the first wave of customers buying generators at the home depot in the district. others were buying batteries. >> i am paying attention now. >> the beautiful fall colors it could spell trouble in the coming days, especially when they are right into the streets. montgomery county authorities are urging residents to sign up for their other system ahead of the storm. there is a link to that on our website, wjla.com. jennifer donelan, abc 7 news. >> we are live from bethany beach, to see how people along the shore are preparing for the potential for kaine sandy visit. as always, go to our website for updates day or night. >> a formica midcounty swim coach is in police custody, charged with abusing a swimmer on 18 years ago. natasha barrett has why the police chose not to arrest richard curl. >> in the investigations like this, it is all about timing, getting the victims' stories together, and taking time to talk to
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
seattle cabdriver's among them. the city is requiring cabdrivers to wear neat and clean clothes. drivers say they can maintain their own standards. >> they fought city hall and convinced them. 6:27 and still another half hour of "good mor we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to ke care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> live, and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> i am very concerned. >> straight ahead, getting ready for a mega-storm. >> will take a live look at a relatively calm waters in south florida. that will change but we will see how it changes as the storm moves up the coast. is friday, october 26. >> let's check on the forecast with jacqui jeras. >
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
exacerbated her asthma. >> i would be delighted. i would be so appreciative. >> city official confirms to me -- they do. about the heat turning non -- turning the lake. after they turn on the heat, they get complaints from residents that it is too hot. >> breaking news from fairfax which refers to confirm found in a wooded area is back of bryan glenn. the 17-year-old was found hours ago. the discovery was made were detectives say he parked his car and then vanished. it was in this parking lot that car wase found parked one week ago today. this afternoon, about three- down thisf a mile trail, it is where the body was found. by a volunteer who d come out to help the missing search for the teenager. >> i do not know. the community are understand how the dead of and up popular trail. he had a future ahead of them. know why he would have any enemies. thought anything happen to him. >> he seemed cool. he was funny. >> an army of volunteers came to woods near the park the day after his was found here. the volunteers found the body, leaving the family and searchers devastated. there? they livedce
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Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
copies of everything. >> of baltimore city state attorney's office dropped charges for technical reasons. they say children of identity that do not find out until adulthood. >> it is too easy for somebody this, and the likelihood getting caught is very low. identity theft is a fast-growing crime. 142,000 cases each year. of victims 5 and under was doubled year, and children are more victims thanome adults. the woman did not get the was hoping for, she fighting. >> it is not going to be done overnight. y tare hings ere? >> maybe 20. >> there could be multiple using it. >> thank you, and abc 7 also the woman'sto but she did not respond our request for comments. still to come, president obama weighs in on a high-profile in maryland. which side he is supporting tonight. accused of driving drunk and killing a teenager. theght we will hear from the teenager as they theght we will hear from tanncr: their ads, hopelessly untrue. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says question seven is just... common sense. it'll create 4,00
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Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
women in their condo at ellicott city. the women recently found the hearing -- hidden cameras. police found images of the suspect on the video that was taken as he was setting up the camera. police say it was first set up in june in one of the bedrooms. over the next few months, he re- entered the condo several times. there are no signs of forced entry. if you recognize this man police want to hear from you. >> 4:49. more of politics takes an extreme twist in fairfax county. >> he may have a political sign in your front yard with a simple act has turned ugly in one neighborhood in springfield. >> the five of lot of rolling what in springfield, virginia is a bipartisan case study in political ingenuity. >> anybody as allow to have a big sign. >> a few weeks ago, he had his obama sideswiped. she made her own. >> obama? yes. baiden? yes. caution tape. my no trespassing sign. my security camera sign to let people know i'm watching you. >> only a few houses away -- eric schaeffer and shares a similar tale but from the other side of the aisle. in august, a car pulled into his driveway. >> t
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Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
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